Abraham Lincoln letter mystery 'almost certainly' solved, experts say

Forensic linguists say they have likely unraveled the mystery surrounding a famous Civil War-era letter, long believed to have been written by President Abraham Lincoln.

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Apple says Mississippi 'religious freedom' bill 'empowers discrimination'

Article Image An avid promoter of civil rights, Apple on Thursday voiced concern over Mississippi’s “religious freedom” house bill that was signed into law this week by Governor Phil Bryant, a piece of legislation opponents say is a tool for discrimination against LGBT individuals.

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ACLU, other pro-privacy groups submit amicus briefs in support of Apple in encryption debate

Article Image The American Civil Liberties Union and two smaller pro-privacy organizations, Access Now and Wickr Foundation, have reportedly submitted amicus briefs supporting Apple in its refusal to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.

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US Department of Justice files motion to force Apple to crack terrorist's iPhone

Article Image Apple’s complex saga involving data encryption, civil liberties and national security took yet another twist on Friday when the U.S. Department of Justice weighed in, filing a motion attempting to compel the iPhone maker to create a backdoor to unlock a secured iPhone.

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Former Stanford professor makes $1.7M as Apple University faculty, court filings reveal

Fallout related to a civil suit against the dean of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business this week reveals former professor James Phills was hired away by Apple University in 2012, where he earns more than $1.7 million per year as a full time faculty member.

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Apple, Google call on Obama to reject cryptographic backdoors

Data security
Tech companies and civil liberties organizations joined forces today to ask President Obama to reject any effort to mandate backdoors into security products. Such efforts are doomed to failure — and could harm both the US economy and its reputation abroad.

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ACLU launches iOS app to record law enforcement encounters

Looking to reduce “over-policing” and surface instances of excessive force, the American Civil Liberties Union of California on Thursday launched a smartphone app that lets users securely document law enforcement encounters.

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Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis visits Apple HQ, meets with CEO Tim Cook

Georgia congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis was a guest speaker at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, where he touted his new graphic novel and talked one-on-one with CEO Tim Cook in a closed door meeting.

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